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journeywork

[jur-nee-wurk]
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noun
  1. the work of a journeyman.
  2. necessary, routine, or servile work.
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Origin of journeywork

1595–1605; journey a day's work (obsolete) + work
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British Dictionary definitions for journeywork

journeywork

noun rare
  1. necessary, routine, and menial work
  2. the work of a journeyman
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